Friday, March 16, 2007

Queens' zany house numbering system

Did you ever wonder how the Queens numbering system came about? Well, here's a 1928 article which explains the whole story:

Bringing order out of chaos in street naming and house numbering

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1 comment:

Pat said...

This should have caused complete chaos, but didn't. Interesting piece about an important decision that shaped the borough's character.